SESSION IV: BACK TO THE BASICS: REGULATION OF SPERMATOGENESIS (2)

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1:10 pm
Introduction to Session IV
Chairs: Qi Chen, MD, PhD, University of California - Riverside
Kien Tran, PhD Candidate, University of Pittsburgh

1:15 pm
Novel Transcription Factors Regulating Spermatogenesis
Prabhakara Reddi, PhD - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

1:55 pm
Testosterone Recovery Therapy Targeting Dysfunctional Leydig Cells
Vassilios Papadopoulos, PharmD, PhD - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2:35 pm
BREAK

2:55 pm
Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and D-cyclins Regulate Male Germ Cell Maintenance
T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD - University of Colorado, Aurora, CO

3:35 pm
Short Talk #7:  Leydig Cell Regeneration in Adult Mouse Testes
Jasmin Jeffrey, BS, PhD Candidate - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

3:50 pm
Short Talk #8:  Higher Incidence of Embryonic Defects in Offspring Conceived by Assisted Reproduction from Fathers with Sperm Epimutations
Gurbet Karahan, PhD - McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada